The Bootlegger

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Penguin Group USA, Mar 4, 2014 - Fiction - 416 pages
75 Reviews
Detective Isaac Bell returns in the extraordinary new adventure in the #1 New York Times?bestselling series.

It is 1920, and both Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Isaac Bell's boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed leading the high-speed chase of a rum-running vessel, Bell swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers, but he doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to Van Dorn's shooting is executed in a ruthlessly efficient manner invented by the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these are no ordinary criminals. Bell is up against a team of Bolshevik assassins and saboteurs?and they are intent on overthrowing the government of the United States.

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Review: The Bootlegger (Isaac Bell #7)

User Review  - Robert Laffoday - Goodreads

Cussler does an awesome job of limiting the plots to the technology to what was available during the early part of the 20th century. I was skeptical when the series first began, but unlike the Dirk ... Read full review

Review: The Bootlegger (Isaac Bell #7)

User Review  - Andy - Goodreads

Previous series suggest that this is when the Isaac Bell series should start to go downhill. Cussler normally does well for the first several books then it seems as if he or his co-authors tire of the ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Clive Cussler is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently Zero Hour, The Mayan Secrets, and Mirage. He lives in Arizona.

Justin Scott's novels include The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle; the Ben Abbott detective series; and modern sea thrillers published under his pen name, Paul Garrison. He is the coauthor with Clive Cussler of five previous Isaac Bell novels. He lives in Connecticut.

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